Mata: Why I dumped Chelsea for Man Utd

first_img “I had suffered playing against United with Chelsea and they are definitely one of the biggest clubs in the world. At that moment, they were struggling with the first season of [David] Moyes and were not doing great in the league, but that doesn’t matter. I wanted to come to be a player for this club. Read Also:Mata: My favourite Man Utd performance “I spoke to Chelsea and said: ‘Listen, there is this offer. It’s also good money and you can sign another player, because I’m telling you so that you have time to sign another player. I’m not playing a lot and want to take this opportunity. It’s perfect for everyone’. So it happened.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Juan Mata has explained quitting Chelsea for Manchester United. The veteran playmaker was initially reluctant to leave the club, having been named Player of the Year in his first two campaigns in west London, but later opted to accept a move to United. Mata said in the latest episode of the UTD Podcast: “When Manchester United called and they said “We’re going to go for you and make an offer to Chelsea, we want you to come”, I spoke with them. I really wanted to go and really wanted to feel what it is to be a Manchester United player.Advertisement Loading… Promoted ContentAwesome But Ridiculously Expensive Things Bought By Keanu ReevesMind-Bending Technology That Was Predicted Before It Appeared10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A Tattoo7 Universities In The World With The Highest Market Value7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend BetterWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?6 Product That Have Wild Origin Stories5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksContemplate Life At These 10 Stargazing LocationsTop 7 Best Car Manufacturers Of All Timelast_img read more

Hughes remains keen to keep fringe players

first_imgQPR manager Mark Hughes has reiterated his reluctance to allow any of his 25-man squad out on loan – even if their first-team chances look remote.Hughes’ stance meant the likes of Clint Hill – nudged down the pecking order by the signing of Taye Taiwo – seemed destined for a frustrating spell without first-team football.But Hill has since been recalled to the side, producing solid displays at left-back and as a central defender.AdChoices广告And Hughes said: “We’ve been in a situation where if maybe we haven’t performed defensively as we wanted to we need to look at our options.“Clint’s been very much in my mind, he’s in the 25, and he’s player I knew I could call upon if I needed to.“So I’m very reluctant to send people out on loan once they’re in the 25. My priority really is to get the others out on loan.”Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more